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There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Samos by plane, ferry, bus, car ferry, train or bus and ferry

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Fly to Izmir, ferry  •  11h 27m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Izmir (ADB) DUB - ADB
  2. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

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Fly to Samos  •  12h 21m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Samos (SMI) DUB - SMI

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Fly to Bodrum, bus, ferry  •  12h 57m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bodrum (BJV) DUB - BJV
  2. Take the bus from Milas to Soke
  3. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

Fly to Santorini, car ferry, ferry  •  14h 45m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Santorini (JTR) DUB - JTR
  2. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Mykonos
  3. Take the ferry from Mykonos to Vathy Samou

Fly to Rhodes, car ferry  •  17h 2m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Rhodes (RHO) DUB - RHO
  2. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Samos

Fly to Athens, ferry  •  16h 46m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Athens (ATH) DUB - ATH
  2. Take the ferry from Rafina to Tinos
  3. Take the ferry from Tinos to Vathy Samou

Car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, ferry  •  3 days 0h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  5. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou Bsf

Car ferry, train, bus, bus and ferry, ferry  •  3 days 6h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the bus from Shrewsbury to London Victoria Coach Station
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London to Sofia
  5. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  6. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou Bsf

Dublin (DUB) to Samos (SMI) flights

The flight time between Dublin (DUB) and Samos (SMI) is around 12h 13m and covers a distance of around 3075 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 51m. The fastest flight normally takes 8h 35m. Services are operated by Ryanair, Olympic Air, Aer Lingus and others. Typically 41 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
5h 22m
Layover time:
6h 51m
Total time:
12h 13m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
8h 35m
Flight distance:
3075 km
Flights per week:
41
Cheapest price:
€27
Carbon emissions:
623 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
21:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dublin (DUB) to Samos (SMI) flight schedules

Ireland → Greece
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International entry into Greece from Ireland

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Conditions of entry into Greece from Ireland

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from Ireland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Samos is 0210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Samos is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Samos is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Ireland from Greece.

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Last updated: 8 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Samos is to fly which costs €30 - €170 and takes 12h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Samos is to fly and ferry which costs €140 - €700 and takes 11h 27m.

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The distance between Dublin and Samos is 3070 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Samos without a car is to car ferry and train and bus and ferry and bus and ferry which takes 3 days 0h and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 27m to get from Dublin to Samos, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Izmir Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 25m.

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Samos is 2h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 5:04 PM in Dublin and 7:04 PM in Samos.

Aer Lingus, Lufthansa, SunExpress and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Izmir Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Samos. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 782 bus which takes 21 min and costs €5 - €8.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Samos.
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  • Distance: 3070.3 km
  • Duration: 11h 27m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Samos, Greece?

Ryanair, Olympic Air and six other airlines fly from Dublin to Samos every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €800
Flights from Dublin to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €480
Flights from Dublin to Santorini via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €480
Flights from Dublin to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €480
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€12 - €120
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€12 - €120
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€12 - €120
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€12 - €120
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€12 - €120
Flights from Dublin to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Flights from Dublin to Athens via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Katowice
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Santorini
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Chania
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €160
Flights from Dublin to Samos via London Stansted, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€28 - €160
Flights from Dublin to Samos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€28 - €160
Flights from Dublin to Samos via Brussels, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Dublin to Samos via Manchester, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Dublin to Samos via Milan Malpensa, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Dublin to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €330
Flights from Dublin to Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Bodrum via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€220 - €950
Flights from Dublin to Santorini via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €850
Flights from Dublin to Santorini via London City
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€290 - €850
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €470
Flights from Dublin to Athens via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Flights from Dublin to Bodrum via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €1000
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €430
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Izmir
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €950
Flights from Dublin to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Dublin to Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Dublin to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €160
Flights from Dublin to Samos via London Stansted, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€28 - €160
Flights from Dublin to Samos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€28 - €160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Izmir via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Dublin to Rhodes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€250 - €500
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Dublin to Izmir
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Dublin to Samos via Athens, Chios
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€28 - €160
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Dublin to Samos via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dublin to Samos via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Athens via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Train operators
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Milas to Soke
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
MetroTurizm
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€144
Website
Balkan Horn
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Shrewsbury to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Sofia
Ave. Duration
41h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€0 - €25
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
€25
Child
€13
Infant
€0
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
€55 - €80
Deck Fare Economy
€40 - €60
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
€80 - €120
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Mykonos to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€52 - €56
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€60 - €80
Economy
€30 - €45
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€55 - €70
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€75 - €95
Ferry from Tinos to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €100
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€55 - €58
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€65 - €80
Economy
€35 - €50
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€60 - €75
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€80 - €100
Ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€64 - €68
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€80 - €100
Economy
€50 - €70
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€75 - €95
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €120
Dodekanisos Seaways
Phone
+30 22410 70590
Email
info@12ne.gr
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Rhodos to Samos
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
Dodekanisos Seaways
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Rafina to Tinos
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
€35 - €50
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€60 - €75
Economy
€21 - €28
4 Bed Inside Cabin
€35 - €55
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€33 - €37
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€33 - €37

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